Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2010s decade summary
YearAlbums The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20104,638272,744
20114,761224,726
20125,044248,994
20135,653231,550
20146,017187,655
20155,937234,109
20165,808200,359
20175,881164,748
20185,861137,236
20196,077105,154
Total55,6772,007,276

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2012
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2014
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257
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2011
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257
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2017
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257
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2013
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256
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2010
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256
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2019
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255
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2016
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 96 10%
2011 135 14%
2012 108 11%
2013 122 12%
2014 105 11%
2015 106 11%
2016 79 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 85 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 567 57%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 65 7%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 34 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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8. Billy Joel
9. Kraftwerk
10. Iggy Pop
11. Bob Marley & The Wailers
12. Bob Marley
13. Wire
14. Ramones
15. Elvis Costello
16. Talking Heads
17. Electric Light Orchestra
18. Suicide
19. Meat Loaf
20. Fela Kuti
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